An easy meal for a busy weeknight that will have your family raving! Tender chicken breasts topped with a creamy garlic and basil spread, fresh mozzarella and a sliced Roma tomatoes, then baked in the oven to create this delicious Chicken Caprese.
A few weeks ago I shared a recipe for Caprese Tartlets and I’ve been dreaming about those delicious flavors ever since! So I was inspired to use those flavors to create a meal out of it. Brillant!
Everyone was raving about this Caprese Chicken and my daughter thought it tasted like something she would order at a fancy restaurant!
My kids are always very honest about what they like or don’t like. If I have an epic fail in the kitchen they definitely aren’t afraid to let me know so it’s really nice to hear them rave when I’ve made something awesome!
This was an extra special treat for my daughter. She loves cheese but hasn’t been eating it for a while because of her lactose intolerance. Now that we seem to have it under control she was just able to take a Lactaid pill before eating it so she could enjoy it.
A meal that’s this easy to make and so unbelievably tasty will definitely be made on a regular basis. A new family favorite to add to the repertoire!
- 4 Boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 2 Roma tomatoes ,sliced
- 1 ,4 ounce ball Fresh mozzarella, sliced
- 3 Ounces Cream cheese
- 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon Dried basil
- 1/4 Cup Fresh basil leaves ,chiffonade
- Olive oil and balsamic vinegar for drizzling
- salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 375 Degrees F.
- Place chicken breasts in a roasting dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Set aside.
- In a small bowl mix cream cheese with garlic powder and dried basil.
- Spread over chicken breasts. Top each with a slice of fresh mozzarella and a few slices of tomatoes.
- Bake for *20-30 minutes or until juices run clear.
- Remove when done and top with fresh basil, olive oil and vinegar.
- *Cook time will vary depending on the size of chicken breasts.
Make this Chicken Caprese for your family tonight and they’ll think you’re a Rockstar in the kitchen!
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Heidy@ The McCallums Shamrock Patch says
I love your recipe for Chicken Caprese, it looks awesome! Great idea you had with this one.
Nicole Crocker says
Thanks Heidy! My family thought so too! 🙂
Cydnee/Tampa Cake Girl says
I love any recipe with Caprese in the title. Your recipe has me drooling! Thank you very much for joining in the celebration of #purebloglove, we enjoy having you each week. I hope to see you on Thursday at 8PM, EST through Sunday night. ~Cydnee
Nicole Crocker says
I’m on a total Caprese kick right now so don’t be surprised to see me sharing more Caprese goodness tonight at Pure Blog Love! Thanks for stopping by Cydnee!